Pollo En Escabeche

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Feb. 05, 2009


Chicken 3 Pound
Olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Whole peeled garlic cloves 2 Clove (10 gm)
Lemon 1
Orange 1/2
Pepper grains 10
Bay leaves 2
Vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt To Taste


Wipe chicken thoroughly.

Heat olive oil and slowly brown chicken in a deep earthenware casserole.

Fry chicken only until golden and do not allow it to form a crust.

Pour over the fried chicken the following marinade: wine, vinegar, bay leaves, garlic cloves, pepper grains, lemon and orange, sliced, peel and all, and salt to taste.

Simmer chicken in marinade for 1 hour or until joints move easily.

Keep covered with liquid at all times, adding wine and vinegar in the same proportions (4 to 1) as needed.

When cooked, store chicken covered with marinade in an earthenware container in a cool place.

Serve cold in sauce, surrounded by fluted slices of fresh orange and lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 873Calories from Fat 460

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.5%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 325 mg13.54%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 69 g138%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet